Adult Programs and Events

  • August

Adult August Calendar

Click on the image to download the August Program Calendar for adults, and visit our Facebook page for more details.

Needlework in the Mornings

Needlework in the Morning

Friday, August 5th - 10am at the Valdese Public Library
Friday, August 12th - 10am at Little Guatemala
Friday, August 26th - 10am at CoMMA's Outdoor Seating Area (Bring your own lawn chair!)

Open to all ages and skill levels, Needlework in the Morning is a way to meet with fellow knitters, crocheters and anyone who enjoys needlework. Share ideas and hone skills!

Tasty Tuesday

A weekly video series showcasing simple, and yummy, recipes. Videos Post Tuesdays at 7pm on our Facebook page, and are later added on the "Online Programs" tab!

Silver Star Readers

Wednesday, August 24th
2pm at Grace Ridge

For more information, contact Grace Ridge.

Movie Matinee at Grace Ridge

Wednesday, August 17th
2pm at Grace Ridge

For more information, contact Grace Ridge.

Classy Seniors Craft

Tuesday, August 9th
9:30am at Teachers Cottage in Valdese

For more information, contact the Burke County Senior Center.

Mixed Media Mondays

Monday, August 22nd
MPL 6pm
Pre-Registration is Required, and space is limited.

Valdese Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, August 16, at 10:00am at the Valdese Public Library

For more information, please call 828-783-9269.

We will be discussing:

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murders Cover

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murders
by Joanne Fluke

Highlight NC

A series showcasing interesting people, places, and things all relating to our great state! Video Posts the first Wednesday of the month on our Facebook page. Want access, but don't have Facebook? Contact Danielle at 828 764 9269 and ask for details!

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Looking for new books? Visit our New Books Page for updates from Wowbrary, as well as our monthly New Books Bookmark.

eBooks, eAudio-books, and more!

						Bob Ross
						Painting Night
						Monday, August 15th @ 6pm
						Morganton Public Library
						No mistakes - just happy accidents.
						Join us at the Morganton Public Library
						for our first Bob Ross Painting Night!
						All supplies and instruction included.
						Pre-registration is required! Contact Lizzie or Danielle for
						questions or to pre-register. Open to adults and teens! |
						*Additional sessions may be
						added as interest dictates.

Download the Bob Ross Painting Night Flyer

								The Oxymorons:
								A New Adult BOOK CLUB
								3rd Wednesday of Every Month • 6:00pm
								Morganton Public Library

								Verity by Colleen Hoover
								Coffee & snacks provided!
								Featuring top trending titles for
								the almost to mostly adult readers.
								This program is open to adults and teens ages 15 and up.
								No pre-registration is required to attend, copies of the
								book are available for $6 at the Morganton Public Library.

Download the Oxymorons Book Club Flyer

D&D at the library
							Saturday, August 27th 1pm-5pm
							at the Valdese Public Library
							>> Pre-registration required.
							>> Space is limited!
							>> Open to teens and adults.
							>> and Discord accounts required.**
							Participants must contact Lizzie at 828-764-9273 or
							by email at to pre-register.
							**Optional information session will be held on
							Friday, August 26th for first-time players.

Download the Dungeons and Dragons Flyer